Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Oxford. Ainscough operates the largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 depots in strategic locations across the country. This enables us to deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Whether you want to hire a crane in Oxford on an ad-hoc basis, or you require several vehicles to undertake heavier or more complex lifts, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.Get A Quote
We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.Learn More
We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 400 + cranes across 30 locations.Learn More
Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.Learn More
Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.Learn More
Our safety culture ‘Make the Safe Choice’ is of paramount importance to our team. Our guiding principles centre on the idea that we all share a collective responsibility for the safety of everybody engaged in our operations, as well as anyone surrounding them – including our people, our customers, and members of the public. Ainscough holds numerous accreditations in recognition of our commitment to safety, and ensuring a safe system of work is a key priority in everything we do.
ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 accredited.
RISQS 5 star rating by the Rail Industry.
ROSPA Silver Award.
Safety measures regularly evaluated, tested, inspected and audited to uphold our impressive safety record.
Health and safety procedures communicated and reinforced through training programmes, regular bulletins, and MAAP (the Ainscough smartphone APP).
Best-in-class Liebherr mobile cranes.
Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability and reliability.
Scale, infrastructure and in-house services to make cranes available for any purpose, at any time and location.
Extensive planning, experienced personnel and flawless execution to guarantee jobs will be completed on-schedule.
Largest fleet in the UK, with over 400 mobile, crawler, mobile tower and heavy cranes.
Nationwide 30 depot network to cover any location in the UK.
Fleet capabilities of up to 1000 tonnes.
Experience on all aspects of a lift, from consultation through to execution.
Extensive industry experience and highly trained personnel.
Sector-specific expertise for the most complex lifts.
Highest standards of customer service, lift design and operation.
Our comprehensive fleet features a wide variety of cranes that allows us to deliver a comprehensive package of lifting services that can be adapted to both project requirements and location.
Precision, diligence and efficiency are at the heart of our offering, and for over 40 years we’ve been delivering our flawless service to blue chip clients across a wide range of sectors. Today, our team consists of some of the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry – including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. The combined expertise of all our specialists gives us the ability to target all areas of even the most complex or heavy lifts, from initial consultation right through to execution.
Ainscough’s range of contract lifting solutions encompass a range of services in which we handle all aspects of the lift, right from the initial design and risk assessment. We use CAD software or BIM modelling at the design stage, so that we can accurately assess the exact requirements of the lift. That enables us to move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management.
With detailed planning undertaken by specialist engineers and contract lift managers, you can count on an unrivalled service for every lift, regardless of scale or complexity.
Our diverse fleet of cranes is also the largest in the UK, encompassing crawler cranes, mobile tower cranes and heavy cranes. These can be deployed either a single units, or as part of a multi-unit contract project. We have a wealth of experience in serving clients across a number of sectors, including:
Whatever the size or scale of your project, with our industry-leading expertise and capability, you can trust Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations